Tag Archives: physical custody

How to Successfully Negotiate Custody During Mediation

Divorce can be tough on children, just as it is on the divorcing parents. How can you successfully negotiate custody during mediation? Put the children first Most courts decide custody issues with the best interests of the child in mind. That’s a good tip for mediation, too. Ideally, both parents should put their children first…. Read More »

Is Bird’s Nest Custody Right for You?

If you’ve heard about “birdnesting” or “bird’s nest custody,” you might be wondering if this is the right choice for your post-divorce family. Bird’s nest custody keeps the children in one home, while their parents move in and out during their visitation times. What is bird’s nest custody and what does it involve? When you… Read More »

Different Types of Child Custody

When a divorcing couple has children, one of the most pressing issues is who will care for the kids. New York courts and mediators typically take a “best interest of the child” approach: who can best provide for the child’s emotional, physical, mental and spiritual needs? Your custody arrangement may differ, depending on income, work… Read More »